Not so Hot: Trying to Stay Warm under the Kotatsu

Kotatsu photo credit to Pinterest


What’s not to love about Japan? Plenty. Like any other nation and culture it has flaws and problems galore.  Even though I don’t have blinkers on, my purpose in writing about my journeys and adventures in Japan is not to criticize but chronicle my experience.

I admit it: There are selective omissions in what I write. Occasionally however, I disclose what I don’t get, what I can’t appreciate and why.

One of those things I don’t appreciate but is dearly beloved by every Japanese person I’ve met is the kotatsu. Click here to read why not.

To celebrate five years of blogging, this post links to previous content from The Way of Words.Your comments are always appreciated.

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